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James Worrall

James Worrall

Partner

T: +44 (0)1225 730170 (DDI)
T: +44 (0)1225 730100
M: +44 (0)7881 092464 E: james.worrall@roydswithyking.com

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James is a partner in the firm’s Corporate team, specialising in domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, corporate structures and group reorganisations. James is recognised in the Legal 500 2018 as a Next Generation Lawyer and is a member of the CBI’s Future Leaders Network.



Thank you for the excellent work to get us to closure on time. Tremendous patience, hard work and professionalism throughout.
Alan Baldwin, Applicable Limited.

About James

Having joined the firm in 2010, James acts for UK and international corporates and business owners on a range of domestic and cross-border transactions. James is recognised by industry publications as an “M&A specialist” and commended for his “depth of knowledge”.

James is a member of the firm’s Financial Services group and has advised a number of leading financial services businesses on corporate transactions and worked with FinTech businesses on a variety of debt and equity funding arrangements.

Recent transactions that James has advised on include:

Awards

  • Royds Withy King was nominated for Corporate Law Firm of the Year at 2018’s Insider South West Dealmakers Awards
  • James advised the sellers of Higos Holdings Limited on its sale to Global Risk Partners, a deal which was nominated for the Professional / Financial Services Deal of the Year at 2017’s Insider South West Dealmakers Awards
  • James advised the sellers of The Woods Group Limited on its sale to Concertare Partners, a deal which won Small Deal of the Year award at 2014’s Insider South West Dealmakers Awards

The constantly evolving nature of the commercial and economic pressures facing clients ensures that no two transactions are ever the same. Being a corporate lawyer is about problem-solving and offering practical, pragmatic advice to get transactions over the line. It is essential to understand not only the legal implications, but also the commercial background when advising and then to tailor a solution which addresses the legal concerns but also the commercial realities.

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